• Psychology
  • Published 2005

Teaching and assessing language skills: Defining the knowledge that matters

@inproceedings{Slomp2005TeachingAA,
  title={Teaching and assessing language skills: Defining the knowledge that matters},
  author={David H. Slomp},
  year={2005}
}
A goal of this double issue of English Teaching: Practice and Critique is to collectively consider what we mean when we talk about knowledge about language. How have our understandings changed over time? What are the implications of these new understandings for pedagogy in the field of language teaching? These are necessary and important questions. This article, however, does not attempt to address them. Rather, it focuses on the power of standardized assessment in language education and on its… CONTINUE READING

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